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i will talk about that coming up. we are welcoming at visibility issues this morning. we have a little bit of patchy fog. you can see that. it is reduced. we are tens winchester and hagerstown. five miles of reduced visibility, york, baltimore, frederick, salisbury. also only 9 in dc. these will begin to go back up. as you head out the door, you venture out, this is what you can encounter. now a check of the time save traffic with loren cook. good morning, few problems in baltimore you want to watch out for. the water main break repairs, shutdown light street at baltimore, on the east idea, we are dealing with the sink hole that is continuing to close east monument street between wolf street and patterson park avenue. if you are traveling in the area, stick with orleans, it will be shutdown until next month. on main lines, this is what is harrisburg looks like, in hunt
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valley, no problems to report. if you are using 695, here is what the west side looks like. traffic picking up in the area, you are looking at a 12 minute ride from 795 towards 95. a judge says we continue see the alleged colorado shooter when he walks in to court today. a judge ruled cameras won't be allowed when the accused gunman, holmes, walks in to the couple. holmes could face hundreds of charges including 12 counts of fist degree murder and 58 counts of attempted murder. his attorney says taking the notebook is a breech of confidentiality between a patient and a doctor. >> in a psychologist or psychiatrist feels it may pose a threat, in most states they are obligated to do something.
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>> the funerals for the victims continued throughout the weekend. we are learning more about the suspect in maryland. atf says the colorado style tragedy could have happened independent maryland. sherrie johnson is here with what is next for the man accused of being behind this suspected massacre. >> we have learned that kneel prescott maybe held for a week in a hospital before authorities decide whether to charge him with a crime, he is held at arundel for a mental evaluation. authorities say prescott was ready to commit a mass shooting. investigators say the suspect facing termination threatened to two supervisors. he said i am a joker. i'm going to load my guns and blow everybody up. plus another graphic threat was phoned in to prince georges county police leading them and authorities to take prescott in to custody friday. investigators found 25 high
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powered automatic firearms and a spiked tactical assault rifle and handguns and a night scope or high powered rifle along with 40 boxes of ammunition. neighbors heard police come to arrest prescott. >> loud boom. like, i don't know -- it sounded like one of the big boom fire crackers. i thought it was kids playing in the parking lot because the ca alarm went off and i heard somebody say get on the ground. >> sources with atf say they are in the process of tracing weapons. officers say prescott has nothing more than a speeding ticket on his record. new superman ride at six flags discovery kingdom has kinks to work out. passengers guided to the top of the ride when it got stuck for an hour and a half.
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crews had to bring in a crane to get the suspended riders down. no one was hurt. a spokeswoman says the ride will remain closed until safety inspections can be wrapped up. an african american couple wasn't allowed to get married in a church. wilson and his wife were angry because of what happened two days before their scheduled wedding. >> no black couple can be married at the church. >> the first baptist church in mississippi has never had an african american wedding in its 129 year history. the pastor said that was small vocal group and he did what he thought was best in asking the wilsons to take their wedding somewhere else. >> i had dreams of having my wedding, the way i wanted it, i also dreamed of having it at
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the church. unfortunately it didn't happen. >> wilson has been a member of the church for more than a year. charles said he was looking forward to joining but now they don't feel welcome there at all. a florida airboat captain had his hand bit off by an alligator in june but arrested friday facing charges of illegal seizeing that animal. he dangled a fish during a everglades tour. the alligator took the fish and his hand all in one bite. florida wildlife managers hunted down and killed the gator all for just being an alligator. sweetie, you have to scrub it first.
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dark knight rises retains tops. the latest in the batman franchise took in more than $64 million. it's grossed nearly $290 million do nestically in ten days. ice age, continental drift picked up $13 million in the third weekend. a inner management is keeping executives quite happy. the network's president says
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the sitcom exceeded the audience needed to order 90 episodes. final decision will be made in reviewing of the series after the entire first season airs and if that happens, fx says sheen's father martin sheen, could be added to the cast. postal service maybe facing tough times financially but that doesn't mean the bills stop coming in. important information if you drive a hyundai. a company has two issued recalls, we will tell you what they are coming up in a bit. the water main break shuts down light street at baltimore and east monument, closed between wolf and patterson park avenue. it won't re-open until next month. this are no problems traveling on 95 through the fort mc henry
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tunnel. a live look at the west side, baltimore national pike. traffic is picking up in the area. no significant delays as of yet. there is more coming up from good morning mailed. -- maryland.
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a boy's death may have served as a safety net for another young boy who almost stuffed the same fate saturday. sherrie johnson is here this morning to explain. >> this weekend, an 8-year-old boy was found lifeless at t the bottom of a pool. cpr saved him and a new law added a back up plan. the boy was part of a birthday party saturday, a lifeguard named mark noticed him in the deep end. he performed cpr. he got him breathing. an aed was on site and added protection. conner's law went in to place mandating defibrillators. a boy drowned in 2006. >> conner was watching over the boy yesterday. the moe got a great gift. her son is alive. >> they did their job here.
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the latest protection worked. >> the victim's name hasn't been released. conner's law mandated defibrillators is considered in queen anns county, the goal is to take it nationwide. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. if you drive a hyundai, we have two recalls to tell you about. santa fe suv models from 2007 to 2009, the front passenger air bag may not deploy at the time of a crash. another recall is for certain sonata cars, 2012 and 2013, the side air bags may inflate for no reason at all. western maryland, a woman
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-- they maryland postal service -- time is now ticking for the postal service. retiree health care will be cut. the bill comes to five.5 billion dollars dollars. u.s. postal services wants congress to repeal the mandate and stop service cuts and plant consolidation. the senate passed legislation to help the postal service. two weeks after the president of chick-fil-a came out against same-sex marriage, both sides hoping to garnish support for the coming week. on wednesday, former candidate and talk show host, huckabee called for a chick-fil-a appreciation day. the gay right's group is
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planning a kiss day at five restaurants. hundreds of pilots were united airlines are demonstrating in front of the white house today. protesting the outsourcing of jobs, also pushing for better working conditions. five months after the death of tray von martin, the community is trying to come to terms with the young boy's death. the city of sanford is holding a public meeting to discuss the ways to express sympathy over trayvon martin's death. mitt romney is headed to poland, meeting with the former prime minister and visiting a world war ii site. romney is coming in from israel. president barack obama will be overseeing an ambassador ceremony today marking the beginning of an ambassador service in dc. secretary of state, hilary clinton, is speaking at the
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carnegie endowment making remarks on the state of religious freedom around the world. those are expected later today. today, a new national trail to teach you about the star spangled banner will be launched. festivities including the drum team, choir and flag unfurling ceremony, a month after the star spangled celebration to celebrate the 200 year anniversary of the war of 1812. can you believe hours before the kids have to go back to school, not every child who walks in to the classroom with the necessary supplies needed for the school year. we are teaming up with the preston mitchm junior foundation for the annual back to school supply drive. it runs through august 24th. drop off supplies to the learning center locations. to learn about the drive, head to our website,
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abc2news.com/school supplies. it is monday, we are getting everybody out the door. the temperature will come in at 72 in baltimore. as we look at the middle of the nation, you can see the oranges and reds, that will move our way as we go through time. temperatures will heat things up again. it's already in place, though, we have the humidity, we have a new update in baltimore. the last time, the dew point was in the upper 60s, 68 to be exact. we have gone up a bit. we are feeling humid, a little bit sultry as we go in to the afternoon, that will continue. the satellite and radar, we are not seeing a lot in terms of clouds and the rain, and that's going to be changing as well. through the morning, we will stay dry and the sun-cloud mix, also there is going to be a
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shower possible, maybe thunderstorms popping up as we go in to the afternoon. a slight chance for that. here it is on future trend. as we head in to tuesday, we will have a little disturbance riding up along the coast, this could veer in to us, with that, we have the chance for showers popping up in the forecast for tomorrow. tomorrow, i'm thinking could be a little bit more wet, but your hour by hour forecast looks like this, 76, 84, 87 degrees, that's where we should be for this time of the year. we will begin to see the temperatures go back up as we head in to the end of the week and have a slight chance for showers even as we head in to the weekend. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. no accidents to tell you about. there are things in baltimore that could get in your way. the water main break shutting down light street at baltimore street. east baltimore, a sink hole that shuts down east monument,
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between wolf and patterson park avenue. definitely stick with orleans as your alternate route. if you are headed to 95, this is what it looks like, nothing to get in your way in to the city. on the harrisburg expressway from the state line to 695, that stretch will take you 22 minutes. traffic in great shape on the outer loop of the beltway from 95, towards 83, that will take you 11 minutes. it's picking up on the west side, a 12 minute ride on the outer loop from 795, towards 95. traffic starting to pick up in the area. charlie, over to you. survived wars and depressions during two centuries, but this morning the oldest general store in the country no longer open for business. why this piece of american history was forced to close its doors when good morning maryland continues. living with the pain
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grace opened the doors in 177el 8 and passed down through the wake family for generations. john wait says it's no longer profitable and needs to close. something loyal customers are sad to hear. >> it's a lands mark and something that's been here for a while. one of the few general stores have been left. that's the sadness about it. >> this is just such a piece of america. this cannot be touched. >> the store doubled as the first post office in rhode island. if someone offered to pay utility bills you would be tempted to take them up on it. sadly it's a scam. what you need to know to watch out so you don't fall victim to the ploy. and wedding cake denied. why a colorado baker will not make a wedding cake for a couple's special day. also a london taxi driver came up with a way to make
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good morning, everyone. look at the temperatures, 70 right now in columbia. sykesville 68. what we are watching, we have areas of fog, reduced visibility, we will start you out in frederick, lester written on the facebook, saying there is patchy fog this morning, five miles of reduced visibility. while temperatures will go up, we have the chance for showers and thunderstorms as we work in to 4:00, that temperature coming in around 87 degrees, nice and seasonable, but remember, slight chance of an isolated shower. sink holes? we are dealing with the sink hole that continues to shutdown east monument,

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